Our Staff

African Service's staff and board members reflect the communities we serve, representing more than a twenty countries and speaking over twenty-five languages.

We possess diverse backgrounds and expertise in medicine and nursing, epidemiology and biostatistics, social work, law, education, policy advocacy and community organizing, program development and evaluation, development and communications. Together, they work to meet the changing needs of the African community and have remain a trusted partner to immigrant communities in the New York City and an ally to people living with HIV around the world.


Asfaha Hadera, Founder & Co-Executive Director
Kim Nichols, Co-Executive Director



Adama Traore, Navigation to Care Coordinator 
Aida Diallo-Diagne, HOPWA Housing Coordinator 
Alizata Traore, Family Case Manager
Jesse Rockoff, Law Fellow
Amanda Lugg, Director of Advocacy 
Amy Kaiman, ESOL Program Coordinator
Bakary Tandia, Case Manager & Policy Advocate
Carlos Camilo, Testing Center Assistant
Carmen Hernandez, Housing Assistant
Yuhanissu Godje, Paralegal
Claudette Francois, Senior Case Manager
Corina Bogaciu, Staff Attorney 
Coumba Gueye, HOPWA Housing Assistant
Daouda Ndiaye, Outreach Worker
Dierdre Stradone, Staff Attorney 
Irma Jimenez, HOPWA Housing Assistant
Jessica Greenberg, Staff Attorney
Kate Webster, Supervising Attorney
Mulusew Bekele, Director of Program Operations
Aaron Vanderhoff, Hepatitis Program Coordinator
Muna Hamouie, Administrator 
Ndeye Gueye, Food Pantry Coordinator
Olubunmi Segun, Staff Attorney
Ralph Goulbourne, Fiscal Manager
Rokhaya Gueye, Testing Center Assistant
Sonia N'diaye, Medical Interpreter
Simone Burrell, Data Entry Specialist
Eirik Omlie, Communications Director
Steven Sacco, Staff Attorney
Youma Nafo, Receptionist


Combined Federal 
Campaign #: 11880